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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

2008 St. Louis Cardinals Walk Out Song Playlist

Here is a partial list of walk out songs for the 2008 St. Louis Cardinals.

The standout in this list is definitely Brian Barton with Sam Cooke singing "A Change Is Gonna Come". It has to be the first instance we've come across of a player walking out to a swell of strings and setting a tone of humble persistence.

Also of note, it seems like "Givin the Dog a Bone" and "Shake a Leg" are the only songs from Back In Black we haven't seen on one of these lists yet. Of course, the Phillies are coming up next, so I'm keeping my fingers crossed.

I spent a while trying to decipher the identity of Albert Pujols' song. He's done so much for my Fantasy team this year, it's the least I could do. It turns out it's likely a song from a 2005 Christian hip hop compilation called "Crunkfest 2: Godlova" from Arrow Records. Thank you, Yahoo! Answers.

Here is the current list, as provided by the Cardinals' Guest Services division. Note: This list isn't the exact text sent by the team. I cleaned up some of the data to avoid confusion (like changing "Click Click Take A Picture" to "Know What I'm Doin'", changing "Black Sabbath" to "Ozzy Osbourne", et cetera).

Rick Ankiel - "All Along The Watchtower" by Jimi Hendrix
Brian Barton - "A Change Is Gonna Come" by Sam Cooke
Chris Duncan - "Calm Like A Bomb" by Rage Against The Machine
Troy Glaus - "Crazy Train" by Ozzy Osbourne
Cesar Izturis - "Anthem" by Pitbull
Jason LaRue - "Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy)" by Big & Rich
Braden Looper - "Shoot To Thrill" by AC/DC
Ryan Ludwick - "Brass Monkey" by Beastie Boys
Joe Mather - "Welcome Home" by Coheed and Cambria
Aaron Miles - "Back In Black" by AC/DC
Yadier Molina - "Un Poco Loca" by Jowell y Randy
Albert Pujols - "Clap Yo Hands" by ISM
Brendan Ryan - "Welcome To Jamrock" by Damian Marley
Skip Schumaker - "Know What I'm Doin'" by Lil Wayne
Adam Wainwright - "I Got My Game On" by Trace Adkins

The playlists contain all the songs currently available in Rhapsody, listed separately below the playlist links.

2008 St Louis Cardinals Walk Out Song Playlist [Rhapsody Online Version]

2008 St Louis Cardinals Walk Out Song Playlist [Rhapsody Player Software Version]

All Along The Watchtower - Jimi Hendrix
Change Gonna Come - Sam Cooke
Calm Like A Bomb - Rage Against The Machine
Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne
The Anthem - Pitbull
Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy) - Big & Rich
Brass Monkey - Beastie Boys
Welcome Home - Coheed and Cambria
Un Poco Loca - Jowell y Randy
Know What I'm Doin' - Lil Wayne
I Got My Game On - Trace Adkins


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